The opening game in Toronto of the Eastern Professional Soccer League’s first season was played in Toronto on May 20, 1961. The game attracted 16,509 fans to Varsity Stadium.
Toronto Blizzard had been one of the best known and strongest teams in the North American Soccer League after they were formed in 1979. They were Soccer Bowl runners ups’ in 1984. In 1986 they won the National Soccer League championship with many of their former NASL players starring for them.
Bill Somers starred for Toronto Scottish in the early 1930’s.
George “Geordie” Campbell was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on August 18, 1888. Geordie started his career in Scottish junior soccer with Renfrew Victoria. He emigrated
Roy is rated as one of the finest wing forwards that ever played in Canada. As the only Canadian player he was picked for all
Fred played for Canada in two international matches against the United States in 1925 and 1926. He starred for Ulster United until he tragically passed away in 1929.